Tag Archive: Melbourne

Jan 24 2015

Local Focus: Melbourne Comics Quarterly #1

The cream of the Melbourne comics crop is on display in a new anthology launching just in time for Australia Day. The Melbourne comics scene is soaring at the moment, so much so that it was the subject of last year’s fine documentary Graphic Novels! Melbourne from filmmakers Daniel Hayward and Bernard Caleo. As the …

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Aug 11 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2015: Melbourne moves to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

After visiting the ever-growing Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne this year, we kind of suspected this would happen. Oz Comic-Con returns to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2015. “The [Royal Exhibition Building] is beautiful,” said Oz Comic-Con representatives on Facebook,”but we’ve unfortunately grown out of that space.” Fans who have been going to Oz Comic-Con …

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Jul 07 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Melbourne cosplay photos and more

Has it really been a year since we last hit the Royal Exhibition Hall in Melbourne for the first day of last year’s Oz Comic-Con? And a year and a day since we went on the second day too? The short answer is yes, so it was time to head south of the New South Wales …

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Jun 23 2014

WIN: Tickets to Oz Comic-Con 2014 Melbourne! (CLOSED)

As proud supporters of Oz Comic-Con, and to celebrate the Oz Comic-Con 2014, we are pleased to be giving away 2 x DOUBLE WEEKEND PASSES for MELBOURNE (5-6 July). All you have to do is email the address below, include your FULL NAME and we’ll let lucky winners know! Oz Comic-Con will showcase not only international talent, …

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Mar 02 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Paul Bedford, Jason Franks and Gary Jones for Melbourne, Ryan K Lindsay for Adelaide

Oz Comic-Con kicks off its 2014 in less than a month, and the roster keeps getting bigger for the national tour. Comics creators Paul Bedford, Jason Franks and actor Gary Jones have been added to the Melbourne leg this week, while Australian writer and artist Ryan K. Lindsay will make his Adelaide debut in April. With …

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Feb 20 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Australians Andrew Constant, Justin Randall and Wolfgang Bylsma added

Oz Comic-Con is a great showcase for local talent, being the Oz Comic-Con and all. The ‘Con has added three familiar names to the line-up this year: Gestalt owner and publisher Wolfgang Bylsma, plus creators Andrew Constant and Justin Randall. All three will be joining the event for the Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane shows. …

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Nov 27 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Georges Jeanty, David Yardin and Paul Abstruse join line-up

With the massive amount of screen and voice actors already announced, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Oz Comic-Con had forgotten the “comic” bit. With the announcement this week of three artists for Brisbane, Sydney and beyond, OCC 2014 is ensuring that the Artists Alley is filled with chances to get a sketch, chat or …

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Oct 23 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Agnes Garbowska, Jim Cummings, Jon Sommariva and Doug Holgate join guest list

It seems that every week we are reporting back on a new guest or four that the wonderful people at Oz Comic-Con, expanding to five states around Australia in 2014. Now OCC are announcing the addition of several comic book artists and actors at the various events. The latest to join is artist Jon Sommariva, best known for …

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Oct 08 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Kevin Sorbo, Daniel Cudmore, Michael Hurst, Nicola Scott, Tristan Jones and more join line-up

Oz Comic-Con will expand to five states around Australia in 2014, and they are certainly bringing some top shelf geek guests to the country to celebrate. Just this month, Oz Comic-Con has announced a mini Hercules reunion with Kevin Sorbo and Michael Hurst joining the ‘Con for its kick-off in Perth/Adelaide. Sorbo is best known for …

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Oct 07 2013

Local Focus: Milk Shadow Books launches ‘Da ‘n’ Dill’ and ‘Plump Oyster’ collections

Australian comics have come back into focus with the success of the ABC documentary Comic Book Heroes, highlighting local publishing house Gestalt Comics. While they seem to be determined to take over the world, another local outfit, Milk Shadow Books, simply “aims to publish the weirdest trips, strangest journeys, and assorted stories that make you …

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Jul 16 2013

Behind the Panels One-Shot – The Phil Jimenez Interview

Phil Jimenez is a writer/artist best known for his work on Wonder Woman from 2003-2006, and his collaborations with Grant Morrison on New X-Men and The Invisibles. In addition to his own creator-owned work on Otherworld for Vertigo, Phil was one of the artists on Infinite Crisis, and has more recently contributed to Fairest. Phil …

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